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Posted: 1/19/2006 6:49:05 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/20/2006 9:59:53 AM EST by SteyrAUG]


The FNP-9 and FNP-40.

Caliber 9x19mm NATO / .40 SW
Trigger mechanism DA/SA with decocking lever
Trigger pull DA : 4.5 to 5.0 kg SA : 1.8 to 2.3 kg
Trigger travel DA : 12mm SA 4.0mm
Weight w. empty mag 709 g (2.0 lb)
Weight fully loaded 885 g (2.0 lb)
Magazine capacity 16 rounds / 14 rounds
Overall lenght 180 mm
Height 130 mm
Width 34 mm
Barrel length 101.6 mm
Accessory rail MIL-STD 1913 (Picatinny)
Fixed sights


Safeties :

Firing pin safety / Locking safety
Manual safety (SA only)
Upwards manual safety (DA/SA)

Pretty much in the same price range as a Glock.

Could end up being a new carry gun in my rotation.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:51:04 PM EST
okay, how's it better than all the other auto handguns out there?

don't take me wrong, every new handgun model being released is a good thing
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:51:59 PM EST
Hmmmm, interesting...............
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:52:38 PM EST
purrdy
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:52:43 PM EST
More pics, range report :) Looks good.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:54:16 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 8:56:24 PM EST by SteyrAUG]

Originally Posted By fossil_fuel:
okay, how's it better than all the other auto handguns out there?

don't take me wrong, every new handgun model being released is a good thing



The functions of handguns like SIG, HK, etc. for the price of a Glock.

A high capacity (16+1), quality, double action firearm that you can beat to shit and abuse for around $450 is what every man needs.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:55:20 PM EST
But is it an evil cop killer gun?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:55:25 PM EST
yes, but does it take Glock mags?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:56:15 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tactical_Jew:
yes, but does it take Glock mags?



No because this one has a proper grip angle.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:56:25 PM EST
Ambi safety?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:56:57 PM EST
The FNP has been around for a while.

-Ben
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:58:03 PM EST
I didn't like to de-cocking lever, seemed really dainty to me.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:58:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By Janus:
Ambi safety?



Yup...

Here is some data:

www.impactguns.com/store/fn_fnp.html
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:00:38 PM EST
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:00:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 7:01:49 PM EST by SteyrAUG]

Originally Posted By RockHard13F:
The FNP has been around for a while.

-Ben



Not this one, just came out. Most stocking dealers are still waiting.

ETA: You could be thinking of the FNP-M.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:03:32 PM EST

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




huge +1
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:04:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By RockHard13F:
The FNP has been around for a while.

-Ben



Not this one, just came out. Most stocking dealers are still waiting.

ETA: You could be thinking of the FNP-M.



I stand corrected. All hail the shimmering glow of truth and hope of great things brought by SteyrAug! J/K, but yeah, I think your right. My bad.

-Ben
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:10:15 PM EST
Do my eyes deceive me or do I see a removable backstrap....does it have different palm swells, ala like the MIAD grip?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:10:53 PM EST

Originally Posted By RockHard13F:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By RockHard13F:
The FNP has been around for a while.

-Ben



Not this one, just came out. Most stocking dealers are still waiting.

ETA: You could be thinking of the FNP-M.



I stand corrected. All hail the shimmering glow of truth and hope of great things brought by SteyrAug! J/K, but yeah, I think your right. My bad.

-Ben



I think the important thing is I was right.

j/k.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:11:24 PM EST

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Do my eyes deceive me or do I see a removable backstrap....does it have different palm swells, ala like the MIAD grip?



Correct.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:12:28 PM EST

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!



I think FN is making a major move on the market.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:15:17 PM EST
isnt this the same pistol they marketed under the browning name? either way i like it just from looking at it. CMMG was talking bout it last year, gave up asking bout it since it never seemed to materialize so i could look and hold one. might have to start checking back into it now.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:18:07 PM EST
Ive shot the browning versoin in 40sw I needed to change the backstap but other wise it was very nice
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:22:55 PM EST
.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:26:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 7:29:59 PM EST by twonami]
double tap
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:27:16 PM EST
I dont like Magazine disconnects.

Does the 5-7 have one too?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:28:12 PM EST
won't fire with the magazine removed. I had one in 40 and it was kinda boring. I sold it
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:28:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By OFFascist:
I dont like Magazine disconnects.

Does the 5-7 have one too?


yep
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:29:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By twonami:

Originally Posted By OFFascist:
I dont like Magazine disconnects.

Does the 5-7 have one too?


yep



So do Hi Powers.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:30:10 PM EST
Updated version of the Forty-9?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:30:37 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:35:46 PM EST
Not impressed. I'll stick to my Glocks.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:57:10 PM EST
So what's the deal with the Kimber KPD?
(since we're talking about new plastic)
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:58:36 PM EST

Originally Posted By Troy:
Everything was fine until you got to the part about the magazine disconnect. Unless it can be easily removed (ala BHP), then this gun is a NO-GO.

-Troy



I hate that about FNs too.

Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:03:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By Troy:
Everything was fine until you got to the part about the magazine disconnect. Unless it can be easily removed (ala BHP), then this gun is a NO-GO.

-Troy



I hate that about FNs too.

Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?



Was that a serious question or a joke?
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:04:43 PM EST
Tagged to see if I need to start selling my HK's
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:06:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 8:07:19 PM EST by MrMurphy]

Originally Posted By xanadu:
Tagged to see if I need to start selling my HK's



BLASPHEMY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:07:59 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:11:24 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:15:08 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
photos.ar15.com/WS_Content/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?sAccountUnq=1729&iGalleryUnq=419&iImageUnq=44596



Just speaking of the looks of it, kindof reminds me of the CZ P-01

Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:15:17 PM EST

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




I'm completely missing something here. What AR's??
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:18:40 PM EST
looks pretty good.....h/w, that safety seems kinda small to manipulate properly
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:19:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By Troy:
Everything was fine until you got to the part about the magazine disconnect. Unless it can be easily removed (ala BHP), then this gun is a NO-GO.

-Troy



I hate that about FNs too.

Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?


hells yes
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:19:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 8:20:27 PM EST by Mauser101]

Originally Posted By Cahill:

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




I'm completely missing something here. What AR's??



I think he means the PS90 and FS2000, so grammatically you are correct...they are not assault rifles.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:21:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By triburst1:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By Troy:
Everything was fine until you got to the part about the magazine disconnect. Unless it can be easily removed (ala BHP), then this gun is a NO-GO.

-Troy



I hate that about FNs too.

Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?



Was that a serious question or a joke?



I didn't remember and all my Glocks are in the bedroom safe. Didn't want to wake the wife to check.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:22:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Troy:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?



Absolutely.

-Troy



Hopefully this one can be corrected like the HP. I wonder if the 5.7 can have the disconnet removed.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:22:42 PM EST

Originally Posted By Cahill:

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




I'm completely missing something here. What AR's??



PS90s and FN2000s.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:25:00 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By Troy:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
Will a Glock fire with the magazine removed?



Absolutely.

-Troy



Hopefully this one can be corrected like the HP. I wonder if the 5.7 can have the disconnet removed.



I believe I read somewhere on here or maybe the 5.7 forum that yes the disconnect can be easily removed but doing so will VOID your warranty.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:40:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By Mauser101:

Originally Posted By Cahill:

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




I'm completely missing something here. What AR's??



I think he means the PS90 and FS2000, so grammatically you are correct...they are not assault rifles.



Thank you, I'm not a grammer Nazi, just making sure I wasn't living in a hole.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 8:51:36 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 8:53:31 PM EST by Daytona955i]

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
okay, how's it better than all the other auto handguns out there?

don't take me wrong, every new handgun model being released is a good thing



The functions of handguns like SIG, HK, etc. for the price of a Glock.

A high capacity (15+1), quality, double action firearm that you can beat to shit and abuse for around $450 is what every man needs.

I think I found my gun.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 9:04:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By Cahill:

Originally Posted By Mauser101:

Originally Posted By Cahill:

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:
Shit I'll buy one just to reward FN for selling new assault rifles to us civilians!




I'm completely missing something here. What AR's??



I think he means the PS90 and FS2000, so grammatically you are correct...they are not assault rifles.



Thank you, I'm not a grammer Nazi, just making sure I wasn't living in a hole.



Well, there's always hope (and promises) for the FN SCAR. "Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle"
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